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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_overdose

The term drug overdose describes the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in .... The 22,767 deaths relating to prescription drug overdose in 2013 , 16,235 (71.3%) involved opioid painkillers, and 6,973 (30.6%) involved ...

www.apha.org/topics-and-issues/prescription-drug-overdose

Across the United States, 40 people die each day because of overdosing on narcotic prescription medications. The most commonly abused prescription drugs  ...

www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/index.html

Oct 23, 2017 ... Overdose Awareness: What You Need to Know about Drug Overdose. Info ... Consider ways to increase use of Prescription Drug Monitoring ...

www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/data/prescribing.html

Aug 31, 2018 ... Prescription opioids are often used to treat chronic and acute pain and, when used appropriately, can be an important component of treatment.

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/1356004

In 2007, approximately 27,000 unintentional drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States, one death every 19 minutes. Prescription drug abuse is the ...

deserthopetreatment.com/drug-overdose/prescription-drugs

A drug overdose occurs when an individual takes too much of a drug, and the body is unable to metabolize the substance quick enough.

www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics/overdose-death-rates

Total U.S. Drug Deaths* - More than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017, including illicit drugs and prescription opioids—a 2-fold increase in a ...

www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/misuse-prescription-drugs/summary

Misuse of prescription drugs means taking a medication in a manner or dose other ... Unintentional overdose deaths involving opioid pain relievers have more  ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/topic/prescription-drug-overdose

When it comes to drug overdose, we may be winning one battle, but losing the war. As deaths involving prescription painkillers are leveling off, the latest stats on ...